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Weather Eye: 29 years and still lots of weather to write about

December 5, 2019, 6:00am Latest News

This week is a milestone for me as it is my 29th year writing this weather column in The Columbian. My first Weather Eye column appeared on Dec. 3, 1990. Boy, there has certainly been a lot of weather to talk about over those years and a deluge of water in the rain gauge, over 100 feet to be exact here in Vancouver. Read story

Eagerly awaited Cosmic Crisp apple begins arriving in Clark County grocery stores

December 5, 2019, 5:59am Food

A new breed of apple more than 20 years in the making is traversing the galaxy and making its way to a grocery store near you. Read story

Tonight, Saturday to give Southwest Washington good look at Christmas Ships Parade

December 5, 2019, 5:59am Entertainment

Tonight and Saturday night, we Washingtonians can enjoy free front-row seats as Portland’s annual Christmas Ships Parade gets underway. Read story

Two people hurt in east Vancouver crash

December 4, 2019, 9:20pm Latest News

A man suffered serious injuries in a car crash Wednesday night in east Vancouver. Read story

Salmon Creek resident’s submarine experience perfect for OMSI tours

December 4, 2019, 9:01pm Latest News

PORTLAND — Mark Manzer sat aboard the nuclear submarine USS Sam Houston as it glided through the Pacific Ocean’s depths. The sonar technician listened through headphones to the noises picked up by the sub’s hydrophones. Read story

Portland sex offender gets nine months for child porn offense

December 4, 2019, 8:38pm Courts & Crime

A registered sex offender accused of taking cellphone photos up the dress of a 9-year-old girl at a wedding reception was sentenced Tuesday to nine months in jail on a different charge. Read story

Man accused of luring men, shooting at them in Hazel Dell

December 4, 2019, 8:32pm Courts & Crime

A 28-year-old man is accused of luring a group of men to a Northeast Hazel Dell location and shooting at them. Read story

Vandals damage Prairie Field facilities in Brush Prairie

December 4, 2019, 7:37pm Courts & Crime

Prairie Field celebrated its 50th anniversary this year, but the big year is ending on a sour note. Read story

Child predator stings lead to Vancouver man’s arrest

December 4, 2019, 7:34pm Courts & Crime

A Vancouver man was arrested Tuesday as part of a monthslong series of child predator stings in Washington County, Ore. Read story

HP planning move to former mine site in Vancouver

December 4, 2019, 4:20pm Business

The city of Vancouver announced Wednesday afternoon that HP was planning to move out of its current leased facilities at the Columbia Tech Center and build a new location from scratch at what was once the English Pit gravel mine. Read story